Lucca’s talented Chef Cathy’s new fall menu featured local, seasonal produce. The menu uses fresh local seasonal ingredients to create a fall menu with a wide variety of selections for guests.

Following are a sampling of the new dishes featured on LUCCA’s menu:

KITCHEN STUDIO

BRUSSEL SPROUTS Caramelized in the Pan, Parmesan Cheese

CARROTS AND PARSNIPS Oven Roasted Purple Carrots, Parsnips, and Fresh Bay Leaves

BURRATA CHEESE Basil Pesto, Oven Roasted Tomatoes, Bruschette, Balsamic Vinegar, Olive Oil

BRESAOLA Hand Rolls (2) Pan Roasted Apples, Spices, Arugula, Dried Cranberries, Pomegranate Molasses, Creme Fraiche

SCALLOP BLT Hand Harvested Jumbo Diver Scallop, Housemade Bacon, Tomato, Arugula, Caramelized Onions, and Lemon Aioli

STUFFED JUMBO SHRIMP (2) Chunky Guacamole, Fried Avocado, Purgatory Sauce

OUR OWN CRISPY PORK BELLY Sweet Potato Puree, Apple and Quince Chutney

NEW ZEALAND FREE RANGE BABY LAMB CHOPS Grilled Lemon, Garlic, Olive oil, Fresh Thyme

LARGER PLATES

WARM SPINACH SALAD Roasted Chipotle Fairytale Squash, Crispy Pancetta, Baby Spinach, Humboldt Fog Goat Cheese, Cippolini Onions in Agrodolce, Candied Cayenne Pecans and Maple-Bacon Vinaigrette

BEET AND ORANGE Roasted Red Beets, Oranges, Arugula, Shaved Fennel, Herbs, Toasted Hazelnuts, Vanilla Bean Orange Vinaigrette, and Gorgonzola Cheese

CARBONARA Linguine, Our Own Cured and Roasted Pork Belly, Carbonara Sauce, Roasted Cauliflower, Parmesan Cheese

BORSETTINI Wild Mushroom and Mascarpone Borsettini (little pasta purses filled with Wild Mushrooms and stuff), Creamy Porcini Mushroom Sauce with Sherry, Parmesan Cheese and a Wild Mushroom Skewer

HANDKERCHIEF RAVIOLIS A Trio of Roasted Winter Squash, Radicchio, Caramelized Onions and Mascarpone Raviolis with Sage Brown Butter and Candied Pecans

SCALLOPS Two Pan-Seared Hand Harvested Wild Diver Scallops, Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto with Housemade Bacon, Leeks, Fresh Sage, and Vanilla Bean Aioli

BEEF SHORTRIBS Certified Angus Boneless Beef Shortribs, Red Wine and Balsamic Vinegar Braised, Yukon Gold Mash, Baby Spinach, Horseradish Creme Fraiche, Cabernet Reduction

LAYERS OF PORK TENDERLOIN AND OTHER STUFF Snake River Farms Pork Tenderloin, Housemade Bacon, Cippolini Onions in Agrodolce, Mandolin Potatoes, and Port Wine Apple Sauce

JUST A GOOD STEAK Certified Angus Beef Hanger Steak, Lyonnaise Potatoes, Brandy-Mustard Cream Sauce, Onion Straws

Reservations strongly encouraged and can be made by calling (949) 725-1773. Free parking available to all guests.

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